Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club, 19 May 1939

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"Meeting held at Lambia, 33 Conisboro Avenue 19.5.39<br/> R. H. Robson in the chair. <br/> [...] <br/> 1. The minutes of last [two meetings] read & approved. <br/> 2. R. H. Robson gave an introductory sketch of Hilaire Belloc &amp; his work. <br/> Belloc was educated at the Oratory School &mdash; at that time in Birmingham, &amp; became later an M.P. with a Liberal but independent outlook. He made himself a champion of Roman Catholicism, wrote on such varied subjects a military tactics, yachting, religion, & politics, topography, history especially the French Revolution, as well as producing novels and poetry. <br/> R. H. Robson read, as specimens of his work, his opinion of St. Just, and his account of the Battle of Hastings. <br/> Other readings were given by later contributors. <br/> <br/> 3. C. E. Stanfield read from “First and Last Things” giving us the man who deplored the spread of education; and also extracts about rivers, mountains and Algiers. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 5. V. W. Alexander read from “Hills and the Sea” the description of the Valley of the R. Rother, showing Belloc’s love of Sussex. <br/> <br/> 6. Muriel Stevens gave us some selections from his sonnets & other verse. <br/> <br/> 7. Celia Burrow then read the vivid account of Dronet’s ride which resulted in the arrest of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette at Varennes. <br/> <br/> [...] <br/> <br/> 9. H. R. Smith, reading from “The Historic Thames” told us of the once important Osney Abbey &amp; of Reading Abbey as it used to be. <br/> 10. Finally R. D. L. Moore read from “The Crisis of our Civilization”, showing Belloc’s ideas & those of some other historians as to what History could or could not teach. <br/> [...] <br/> <br/>[signed]A.B. Dilks <br/> 24. 11. 39"

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This is the reading, possibly brief and cursory, implied by the Chair's act of signing these minutes. It probably followed immediately after listening to the public reading of the minutes by the Secretary.<br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Alexander, Victor
Related place
England
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6. Muriel Stevens gave us some selections from his sonnets &amp; other verse. &lt;br/&gt;
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7. Celia Burrow then read the vivid account of Dronet’s ride which resulted in the 
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9. H. R. Smith, reading from “The Historic Thames” told us of the once important 
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10. Finally R. D. L. Moore read from “The Crisis of our Civilization”, showing 
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Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club, 19 May 1939

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	R. H. Robson in the chair. &lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
1. The minutes of last [two meetings] read &amp; approved. &lt;br/&gt;
2. R. H. Robson gave an introductory sketch of Hilaire Belloc &amp;amp; his work. &lt;br/&gt;
Belloc was educated at the Oratory School &amp;mdash; at that time in Birmingham, &amp;amp; 
became later an M.P. with a Liberal but independent outlook. He made himself a 
champion of Roman Catholicism, wrote on such varied subjects a military tactics, 
yachting, religion, &amp; politics, topography, history especially the French Revolution, 
as well as producing novels and poetry. &lt;br/&gt;
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account of the Battle of Hastings. &lt;br/&gt;
Other readings were given by later contributors. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
3. C. E. Stanfield read from “First and Last Things” giving us the man who 
deplored the spread of education; and also extracts about rivers, mountains and 
Algiers. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
5. V. W. Alexander read from “Hills and the Sea” the description of the Valley of 
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&lt;br/&gt;
6. Muriel Stevens gave us some selections from his sonnets &amp; other verse. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
7. Celia Burrow then read the vivid account of Dronet’s ride which resulted in the 
arrest of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette at Varennes. &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;
9. H. R. Smith, reading from “The Historic Thames” told us of the once important 
Osney Abbey &amp;amp; of Reading Abbey as it used to be.
&lt;br/&gt;
10. Finally R. D. L. Moore read from “The Crisis of our Civilization”, showing 
Belloc’s ideas &amp; those of some other historians as to what History could or could 
not teach.
&lt;br/&gt;
[...] &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;br/&gt;[signed]A.B. Dilks &lt;br/&gt;
24. 11. 39"</ptr>
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